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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)  (NOC 7421)
Northeast Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Heavy equipment operators operate heavy equipment used in the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, airports, gas and oil pipelines, tunnels, buildings and other structures; in surface mining and quarrying activities; and in material handling work. They are employed by construction companies, heavy equipment contractors, public works departments and pipeline, logging, cargo-handling and other companies.

backhoe operator, bulldozer operator, excavator operator, gradall operator, grader operator, heavy equipment operator, heavy equipment operator apprentice, loader operator – construction, side boom tractor operator, surface mining equipment operator.

Heavy equipment operators perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Operate heavy equipment such as backhoes, bulldozers, loaders and graders to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel or other materials during construction and related activities
  • Operate bulldozers or other heavy equipment to clear brush and stumps prior to logging activities and to build roads at logging and surface mining sites
  • Operate heavy equipment with pile driver head to drive piling into earth to provide support for buildings, bridges or other structures
  • Operate heavy dredging equipment to deepen waterways or reclaim earth fill
  • Operate heavy paving and surfacing equipment to lay, spread or compact concrete, asphalt and other surface materials during highway and road construction
  • Operate power shovels to excavate rock, ore or other materials from open-pit mines, strip mines, quarries or construction pits
  • Operate heavy equipment to move, load and unload cargo
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment and clean, lubricate and refill equipment.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Sudbury, Elliot Lake, North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins, Algo, Blind River, Capreol, Cobalt, Englehart, Espanola, Garson Junction, Haileybury, Hearst, Iroquois Falls, Kapuskasing, Kirkland Lake, Mattawa, New Liskeard, Nickel Centre, Parry Sound, Powassan, Temiskaming Shores, Thessalon, Valley East, Blezard Valley, Carol Richard Park, Connaught Hill, Dowling, Elmview, Finntown, Flake, Guilletville, Hanmer, Laurentien, Levack, Lively, McCrea Heights, Naughton, Parkwood, Pinecrest, Porcupine, Pottsville, South Porcupine, Val Caron, Val Therese

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Jobs for Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) in Northeast Region

Job opportunities are updated daily.

There are 7 job postings in Northeast Region.

Table of job opportunities for your chosen occupation at the regional level.
Date Posted Job Title Employer Location Source
2014-07-18 Heavy equipment operator 1835755 Ontario Limited
  • Cochrane
 Job Bank
2014-07-11 Heavy equipment operator (experience with FORKS) 1103398 Ontario Inc. o/a Global Material Handling
  • Sudbury
 Job Bank
2014-07-04 Heavy equipment operator (LOADER OPERATOR) William Day Construction
  • Sudbury
 Job Bank
2014-07-03 Shovel operator - heavy equipment (Ditching) 657446 Ontario Ltd. OP Rod Wessell & Son
  • Hilton Beach
 Job Bank
2014-06-27 Asphalt roller operator Interpaving Limited
  • Sudbury
 Job Bank
2014-06-27 Asphalt spreader operator Interpaving Limited
  • Sudbury
 Job Bank
2014-06-27 Loader operator - construction Interpaving Limited
  • Sudbury
 Job Bank

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